School District Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

School District Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

Douglas Elementary Second Grade A Honor Roll: Khalil Rodriguez. Second Grade AB Honor Roll: Mark Bishop, Joey Brooks, Javon Chick, Katlyn Chinn, Mehki Coping, Logan Gill, Victoria Herron, Zariyah Holloway, Elijah McBride, Robert Murrell. Third Grade A Honor Roll: Zowie Gilchrist, Cara Williams, David Wise. Third Grade AB Honor Roll: Tino Brown, William Bush-Jackson, Jade […]

History Night at W.E. Parker

History Night at W.E. Parker

W. E. Parker Elementary hosted a History Celebration on Thursday, February 6, 2014.  Students prepared research projects, writing pieces, and portrayed famous Americans to reflect the diversity of our nation’s history. All studies were connected to the Common Core Standards. Over one hundred parents attended the exciting family night event!  

“Come Clay With Us” Bids Ms. V

“Come Clay With Us” Bids Ms. V

“Come Clay With Us” was an invitation in the email that Joel Jolly received and which prompted this story. The author of the email is Ms. Vartanian, the art teacher at JET Middle School. Joel Jolly is the chair of the Edgefield County Public School Foundation, which gave Ms. Vartanian a Vision Grant (money) for […]

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president. President’s List students from […]

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman, a junior at Fox Creek High School, competed Saturday, January 25, in Blythwood in the Poetry Out Loud regionals.  Eden recited “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee“ by Emily Bronte and Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham.”  Because of her outstanding performance, she will move on to state competition on March 15 in Columbia. […]

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

The second graders at Merriwether Elementary visited Storyland Theatre at the Imperial on Friday, January 31st.  After being delayed due to weather, the second graders enjoyed their 2nd play, “The Courtship of Senorita Florabella,” of the season through Storyland. Janice Bass, teacher, says, “It’s exciting to see the kids enthusiasm as they watch the characters […]

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Congratulations go to Antonia Adams of Strom Thurmond High School who won 1st place at the state level for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Scholarship contest.  She will be competing at the national level for a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship award.  The 2013-2014 essay theme was “Why I’m Optimistic About […]

Fox Creek High School Holds Open House

Fox Creek High School Holds Open House

Fox Creek High School held an open house, in conjunction with report card night, the evening of Tuesday, January 21.  Families in the community with current eighth grade students were encouraged to tour the school and attend an informational meeting. There were about 130 people in attendance, a majority of that number being prospective students. […]

Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected

Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected

The teachers of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) selected students for each program who excelled during the second nine weeks. The students were chosen by their teachers based on their academic performance, work ethic and attitudes. “It is great to be recognized for my hard work,” said Gabriela Waldo, Business Management Administration […]

Merriwether Elementary’s Own News Show

Merriwether Elementary’s Own News Show

At 7:50 each morning, the students at Merriwether Elementary are greeted on the air by a fifth grade “WMES” news team. The fifth graders on the news team demonstrate awesome leadership skills as they plan and broadcast the school news each day. They announce the school lunch, birthdays, pledges, weather, and important information for the […]

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